RPS 205 outage will last through rest of the week

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford Public Schools District 205 expects districtwide electronic and digital systems outage to last through the rest of the week.

RPS 205 says it is working to rebuild the systems and network after a districtwide ransomware attack began last Friday.

The district says it is at the end of its evidence collection, investigation and analysis plan. RPS 205 is now working to recover their systems and data.

The school district expects IT departments and administration employees to work over the weekend in hopes to restore service.

In previous 23 News coverage, RPS leaders expressed their frustration over the outage.